Cemetery 124 - Yetholme Anglican

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Yetholme Anglican

Porters Lane,

Yetholme

NSW

2795

-33.448002

149.818497

Inscriptions at this little Anglican cemetery of St Paul's date from 1873. Many are roughly inscribed names and dates on small concrete slabs set at ground level with no other information. Because they are horizontal and thus fully exposed to the elements, a number of them are now very difficult to read. A number of small concrete crosses also set at ground level no doubt indicate otherwise unmarked graves. Within the cemetery is a small memorial garden that was dedicated on 5 April 1981. The details of plaques mounted on the garden wall have been included in this list.

When we visited the cemetery on 22 February 2006, we found it in excellent condition, well maintained with the grass cut and trimmed and the grounds free of broken glass and rabbit holes. We found no evidence of vandalism. Jean and I made digital images and notes of all visible inscriptions. In compiling the list of inscriptions, we also referred to the NSW indexes of births, deaths and marriage and to the World War 1 and World War 2 Nominal Rolls for further information.

Yetholme is a village on the Great Western Highway between Lithgow and Bathurst. At Yetholme, turn north off the highway at the Yetholme village sign and then right into Porters Lane. St Paul's and its cemetery is located on the right hand side of the road at number 54.

St Paul's Church is within the Anglican Diocese of Bathurst. For further information on the church and cemetery, contact the Diocesan Office, 3 Church Street, Bathurst NSW 2795. Email: anglican@ix.net.au

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